Friday, May 27, 2022

ClimateStudio Blog Post on Lake|Flato Project

ClimateStudio just published a new blog post about a new middle school project Lake|Flato is designing in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Their post, covering our typical daylighting analysis workflow, is the topic of today's BIM Chapters post.

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Thursday, May 26, 2022

ArchDaily Rendering Competition - Next Round - Please Vote!

A quick post to share that one of our Lake|Flato renderings has moved on to the next round... please consider voting for it, or another favorite of yours.

This is a lobby rendering of our own office remodel, currently under construction, here in San Antonio...

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Climate Studio Revit Plug-in

Lake|Flato's go-to tool for all things daylighting is Climate Studio (CS), by Solemma. CS is an add-in for Rhino. Often, the design we want to study is in Autodesk Revit. This process has been extremely simplified by the Revit add-in Solemma created to streamline the process of getting a Revit model into Rhino for use by CS.

In today's post I will walk you through the entire process!

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Lake|Flato House Zero - 3D-Printed House

Yesterday I had the opportunity to drive 1.5 hours from my house to tour the recently completed 3D printed House Zero, designed by Lake|Flato, in Austin, Texas. In today's post I will share several photos I took, including some shots I have not seen published:)

Several L|F staff gathered for a tour lead by Ashley Heeren

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Troubleshooting Revit EAM Creation + Insight and Systems Analysis Issues

As with any sophisticated program developed for a professional application, there is a learning curve and a number of things that can go wrong. Some of the problems arise from user error while others can be bugs or limitations within the application.

This post is planned to be a living document on things that can go wrong, and what to do about it, when creating the energy analysis model (EAM) within Revit, as well as troubleshooting problems, further downstream, within Autodesk Insight and Revit Systems Analysis tools and workflows.

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Friday, May 13, 2022

ArchDaily Competition - Vote for Our Office Remodel Renderings!

ArchDaily and Enscape are hosting a rendering competition. Up to five submissions are allowed, and Lake|Flato participated with some fun visualizations from our own office remodel currently under construction.

Voting ends May 24th, 2022.

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

Lake|Flato 2022 Design Awards

In today's post I will share a round up of awards Lake|Flato has won so far this year. It is amazing to work with such talented designers and clients, and then to see all of this hard work recognized is very exciting!

Today's post highlights recent awards from:

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Monday, May 9, 2022

Autodesk University Article - Adopting Early Energy Modeling in an Architectural Practice

The handout for my Autodesk University 2021 session, on implementing early energy modeling, was recently turned into an article and published on Autodesk's site.

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

COBUG Presents: In Space, No One Can Hear You BIM

Check out this upcoming presentation by Central Ohio BIM User Group (COBUG)... tips and workflows to get extended site context into your Revit project.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Don’t Mess Up The Revit View Template - Use Temporary View Properties

Check out my latest post over on the Autodesk Community Voices blog... Don’t Mess Up The Revit View Template - Use Temporary View Properties.

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